Bell Gully is independently recognised as New Zealand’s leading corporate law firm, opening up a world of career opportunities working with a range of clients including iconic New Zealand brands, large listed companies, leading multinationals, global investment banks, financial institutions and government agencies. We aim for excellence and our people are the foundation for our continued success. About the role We are looking for an experienced lawyer who has the drive and ambition to get deals done. As a senior lawyer you will be joining our market leading corporate team in Wellington. Our partners and lawyers advise on a full range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, commercial contracts, joint ventures, capital markets, securities and business reorganisations across a broad range of industries and sectors. The team has worked on many of the market-leading deals that have been undertaken in New Zealand in the last 12-18 months. Overseas candidates will be returning home to New Zealand or relocating from a similar jurisdiction. Experience and qualifications 7 or more years of relevant post-qualification experience, including private practice or inhouse. Large transaction experience – large scale M&A work, takeovers and capital markets. Strong technical knowledge and commercial acumen. Culture and benefits In addition to a strong team culture, we offer a range of benefits and initiatives to support our people. These include: professional development opportunities; community support programmes; a comprehensive health and wellbeing programme; an annual subsidy for health insurance and a range of wellbeing activities; and sports teams, an annual ball, regular team events and department weekends away.